Tag Archives: school supplies

Backpacks and School Supplies

Looking for a way to help needy children in your area?  While you and your parents are searching for school supplies, backpacks and clothing for your own back-to-school sendoff, there are many others in the community who need your help with these items.  Here are some ways you may help them: 1.  Find a backpack drive.  Do a google search in a major city nearby to find out which organizations are collecting backpacks and school supplies.  Contact the organization and see how you may help.  Boston and Philadelphia area residents:  Cradles to Crayons hosts a backpack-a-thon. Feeding America sponsors backpack […]


In Jacob’s Shoes

In Jacob’s Shoes – The Jacob S. Zweig Foundation, Inc. 3452 NW 27th Avenue Pompano Beach, FL 33069 Contact: Harlene Zweig, President, (954) 905-2505, info@injacobsshoes.org The mission of In Jacob’s Shoes is to provide new and gently used shoes, school supplies, backpacks and athletic gear for local children in need. Grants are also awarded for camp, aftercare, sports and enrichment programs. The Jacob S. Zweig Foundation, Inc. d/b/a In Jacob’s Shoes was formed in honor of the life of Jacob Samuel Zweig who was tragically killed at the age of seventeen on November 15, 2008. In his short life, Jacob touched and […]